The Politics of Riot Commissions 1917-1970 edited and introduced by Anthony M. Platt (1971) hardcover first edition book


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Edited and Introduced by Anthony Platt - The Politics of Riot Commissions, 1917-1970: A Collection of Official Reports and Critical Essays

New York, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1971. First printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown boards with gold lettering. 534pp., including the index. Fair condition. Faint (previously erased) pencil annotation to the upper edge of the front endpaper (see photos). Discoloration to text-block edge. Areas of creasing, scratching, and discoloration from age and previous use. The dust jacket is not price clipped ( shows original price of $8.95) and is in fair condition. Edgewear, foxing, some sun-fading to spine.

"The Definitive account of Major U. S. riots in the twentieth century...Eyewitness stories, causes, preventive attempts, relevant events, and critical analysis of each riot:

East St. Louis, 1917
Chicago, 1919
New York, 1935
Detroit, 1943
Los Angeles, 1965
U.S.A. 1968
U.S.A. 1969
U.S.A. 1970

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